Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2013

LCO No. 6291

   
 

*SB0091006291SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. OSTEN, 19th Dist.

REP. TERCYAK, 26th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 910

File No. 314

Cal. No. 237

(As Amended)

"AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYEE ACCESS TO PERSONNEL FILES. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (b) of section 31-69a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(b) Any employer, officer, agent or other person who violates any provision of chapter 563a [shall] may be liable to the Labor Department for a civil penalty of not greater than five hundred dollars for the first violation of chapter 563a related to an individual employee, and for each subsequent violation of said chapter related to such individual employee, [shall] may be liable to the Labor Department for a civil penalty of not greater than one thousand dollars. In setting a civil penalty for any violation in a particular case, the Labor Commissioner shall consider all factors which the commissioner deems relevant, including, but not limited to, (1) the level of assessment necessary to insure immediate and continued compliance with the provisions of chapter 563a; (2) the character and degree of impact of the violation; and (3) any prior violations of such employer of chapter 563a."

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

October 1, 2013

31-69a(b)